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    Default 1969 k5 blazer 2wd Conversion/ Restoration

    I Just recently bought a 1969 k5 4x4 as a project im planning on doing a frame up restoration.
    im trying to remove the body off the frame but someone on here told me to add support to the actual body i was just wondering if someone could help or point me in the right direction
    ive only had if for a week so far and ive remove basicly everything bout the body it self off the frame
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    more pics........
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    the other truck is my donor truck its a 1967 lwd chevy
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    heres where im at right now
    i need help with mounting the 2wd cross member on the 4x4 frame
    has anyone on here done it before
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    does anyone know of any good drum to disc brake conversion kits
    or where i can find some at?

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    Welcome to the site!

    As far as bracing, check the net for convertable restorations. When I see pictures, they usually weld a brace across the box, behind the seats; then across the door jambs, then criss-cross across the seat area. Does that make sense? You don't want the body to flex - at all - when you remove it. Judging by the floors, that things gonna fold in half when you pick it up. But hey, you're farther ahead than I ever got with my '75!

    For your front end, there may be more arch in the front frame on the 4x4, but I don't remember for sure. And, I think I read somewhere that the El Camino of the era swapped in the brakes... but no gaurantee.

    Once you get your price list together for parts - take a minute, gets some water, catch your breath, then check out US Body for a fiberglas tub, or Wyoming Classic Cars (.com) for an old metal body.

    Good luck, and keep the pictures coming!

    1999 Chevy K2500 Suburban 350
    K&N, reworked cai, Thrush cat-backs
    Vinyl, cranks, floor shift, and rear air!

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